New York, NY (Sports Network) - Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian
Peterson, Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly and New York Giants
running back/kick returner David Wilson were named the NFC's top Week 14
Peterson earned the offensive honor by rushing for 154 yards and two
touchdowns in the Vikings' 21-14 victory over the Chicago Bears. The
performance marked Peterson's seventh straight 100-yard rushing game, which is
the longest stretch in team history. It is his second weekly award this season
and seventh of his career.
Kuechly received defensive honors by registering a career-high 16 tackles in a
30-20 decision over the Atlanta Falcons. It was the Boston College product and
rookie linebacker's third game this season with at least 15 tackles. He
currently leads the league with 131 stops.
The special teams award went to Wilson, who amassed a franchise-record 327
all-purpose yards with 227 coming from kickoff returns while adding 100
rushing yards. He also scored three touchdowns during the 52-27 win over the
New Orleans Saints, returning two kicks for scores and rushing for another.
Wilson became the first player in NFL history with at least 200 kickoff-return
yards and 100 rushing yards in a game.
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